Press Releases – Copyright Clearance Center http://www.copyright.com Rights Licensing Expert Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:51:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://www.copyright.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/cropped-ccc-favicon-32x32.png Press Releases – Copyright Clearance Center http://www.copyright.com 32 32 Copyright Clearance Center Broadens Access to Full-Text Semantic Search with New RightFind® XML for Mining Features http://www.copyright.com/copyright-clearance-center-broadens-access-full-text-semantic-search-new-rightfind-xml-mining-features/ http://www.copyright.com/copyright-clearance-center-broadens-access-full-text-semantic-search-new-rightfind-xml-mining-features/#respond Tue, 23 May 2017 14:16:36 +0000 http://www.copyright.com/?p=13016 DANVERS, Mass., May 23, 2017 – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global leader in content management, copyright licensing, discovery… Read more

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DANVERS, Mass., May 23, 2017 – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global leader in content management, copyright licensing, discovery and delivery solutions, today announced enhancements to RightFind® XML for Mining, a cloud-based solution enabling users to quickly identify and download a corpus of full-text XML articles from more than 50 multiple publishers through a single source. With these new features, CCC enables users with no previous experience to harness the benefits of semantic enrichment, reducing manual processes and increasing efficiency in research.

Building on CCC’s existing partnership with SciBite, a leading provider of semantic solutions for the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries, RightFind XML for Mining now provides a powerful new semantic search workflow through a “one-click” integration with SciBite’s DOCstore product, a faceted search repository for semantically enriched text. The integration enables researchers to work efficiently and at scale within a fully hosted, end-to-end solution for scientific literature licensing, access and normalization, semantic enrichment and semantic search.

“By listening to our clients and understanding their needs at a deep level, CCC has improved RightFind XML for Mining substantially through platform enhancements and our collaboration with SciBite, simplifying our clients’ ability to achieve meaningful insights,” said Lauren Tulloch, Senior Director, Corporate Products and Services, CCC. “These changes enable organizations to reduce manual and administrative overhead, while adding tremendous value to information discovery and innovation initiatives.”

“Through this integration, CCC and SciBite have brought together two easy-to-use tools that empower researchers of varied skill sets and experience, from beginners to experts, to derive helpful and valuable insights,” said Rob Greenwood, CEO, SciBite. “DOCstore’s simple but robust interface guides users through scientific, life sciences and biomedical concepts, transforming the performance of teams across the organization – from early phase research and competitive intelligence to pharmacovigilance and IDMP compliance.”

RightFind XML for Mining includes more than 8,000 journal titles representing more than 50 participating publishers, more than 8 million full-text articles in normalized XML format and more than 18 million additional MEDLINE citations and abstracts – the only solution in the market today that provides licensing and access to such a breadth of machine-readable content.

 

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Senior Manager, External Communications, Copyright Clearance Center
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978-646-2502

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Copyright Clearance Center Hosts RightsLink® for Open Access Roundtable to Explore the Future of Open Access http://www.copyright.com/copyright-clearance-center-hosts-rightslink-open-access-roundtable-explore-future-open-access/ http://www.copyright.com/copyright-clearance-center-hosts-rightslink-open-access-roundtable-explore-future-open-access/#respond Thu, 04 May 2017 13:42:56 +0000 http://www.copyright.com/?p=12868 May 4, 2017 – Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global leader in content management, copyright licensing, discovery and… Read more

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May 4, 2017 – Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global leader in content management, copyright licensing, discovery and delivery solutions, recently brought together a panel of global leaders to share perspectives, challenges and stakeholder requirements around the payment, management and reporting of Article Processing Charges (APCs) and related author payments. The panel featured publishing organizations with a focus on Open Access (OA) publishing, vendors, funding institutions and leading academic institutions.

“I was incredibly impressed with the commitment, energy and participation of all delegates in sharing their specific challenges and their willingness to discuss how we can work together to craft pragmatic solutions that will address the needs of all stakeholder groups,” commented Darren Gilgrass, CCC Director, Rightsholder Products and Services. “This event highlighted the need to include broad stakeholder participation in evolving this important area of publishing.”

The meeting was held at the Institute of Directors in London, and focused on two key themes:

  • The challenges and requirements of institutions and funders in reviewing, approving and reporting APC funding as activities and discussions around the 2020 Horizon framework unfold
  • The future direction of Open Access and the wider author services landscape

“This roundtable validated our thinking about our forthcoming suite of tools for institutions and funders and provided invaluable guidance for meeting the medium- and long-term needs of our stakeholders,” said Jennifer Goodrich, Product Management Director, RightsLink for Open Access. We look forward to continuing discussions at the Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting and beyond.”

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617-986-5021

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978-646-2502

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Seventh Annual RightsLink® Roundtable by Copyright Clearance Center Provides Valuable Insights http://www.copyright.com/seventh-annual-rightslink-roundtable-copyright-clearance-center-provides-valuable-insights/ http://www.copyright.com/seventh-annual-rightslink-roundtable-copyright-clearance-center-provides-valuable-insights/#respond Wed, 03 May 2017 13:23:08 +0000 http://www.copyright.com/?p=12819 May 3, 2017 – Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global leader in content management, copyright licensing,… Read more

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May 3, 2017 – Danvers, Mass.Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global leader in content management, copyright licensing, discovery, and delivery solutions, recently brought together international delegates from publishing organizations, rights and licensing freelancers, and medical communications agencies for a series of three roundtable meetings at the Institute of Directors in London. The seventh annual RightsLink® Roundtable covered new concepts and plans for updating and evolving the transactional workflow behind the RightsLink platform.

During the roundtables, publisher attendees received important product roadmap updates about order workflow, self-service tools, project-based ordering and reporting, and benchmarking. The roundtables also included working sessions to review and provide feedback on republication, commercial and academic types of use, as well as adaptation rights.

The order workflow was further reviewed with CCC’s leading Republication License Service (RLS) in mind. Permissions acquisition experts provided valuable insight and guidance about order workflow, requirements for enhancements to the platform, and opportunities to integrate project management tools into their internal workflows.

During the third roundtable in the series, medical communications agencies provided valuable insight into their challenges in clearing permissions, the need for clearer, broader, and new types of rights to address the needs of their customers, and the future direction of the medical communications landscape.

“This series of RightsLink and RLS roundtables has been incredibly valuable in validating CCC’s planned enhancements for evolving the RightsLink and RLS platforms,” said Darren Gillgrass, CCC’s Director, Rightsholder Products and Services. “There is a strong willingness and desire from all stakeholders to simplify the process of clearing permissions, integrating with financial systems, and using project management and reporting tools.”

CCC will continue the discussion at a joint meeting of publisher and medical communications agencies planned for the end of May 2017.

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copyright@famapr.com
617-986-5021

Kristen Noonan
Senior Manager, External Communications, Copyright Clearance Center
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978-646-2502

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Ixxus Names Jonathan Brett-Harris as Managing Director http://www.copyright.com/ixxus-names-jonathan-brett-harris-managing-director/ http://www.copyright.com/ixxus-names-jonathan-brett-harris-managing-director/#respond Tue, 02 May 2017 15:00:52 +0000 http://www.copyright.com/?p=12807 May 2, 2017 – London – Ixxus, a software professional services firm and leading provider of information solutions, today announced the… Read more

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May 2, 2017 – London – Ixxus, a software professional services firm and leading provider of information solutions, today announced the appointment of Jonathan Brett-Harris as Managing Director. In this role, Brett-Harris will oversee developing strategies and innovative technology solutions to transform the way Ixxus customers can use data and content to drive revenues and growth. Brett-Harris will also join the executive team of Ixxus’ parent organization, Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC).

“Jonathan brings an excellent record of delivering growth on a global scale in important verticals, including life sciences and healthcare,” said Tracey Armstrong, president and CEO, CCC. “His previous experience in the information industry and in professional services are a terrific fit with the combined teams of CCC and Ixxus. In the era of cloud computing and big data, digital transformation is an imperative for businesses. Ixxus has extensive expertise in delivering systems and a proven track record of effectively transforming businesses for a wide range of customers, including some of the world’s largest publishers. Under Jonathan’s leadership, Ixxus will continue to put the customer first and provide innovative solutions based on state-of-the-art technologies.”

Prior to joining Ixxus, Brett-Harris was executive vice president, managing director of life sciences, and global head of industry & proposition at Thomson Reuters, where he defined the industry segment strategy for the Intellectual Property & Science division. Previously, he served as vice president and managing director at Elan Corporation, where he led the UK, a global distribution team and created new channel strategies in Asia that substantially grew segment revenue. Brett-Harris has also held leadership roles at Genzyme Corporation, Hydron Limited, and Eli Lilly.

“Data and content are now at the epicenter of business strategy in nearly every industry, and Ixxus is a recognized leader in helping publishers and content owners maximize the ROI of cloud computing and big data investments related to their content strategies,” said Brett-Harris, managing director, Ixxus. “I’m excited to join such a talented team as we continue to innovate and develop robust solutions to deliver the true value of digital transformation for our customers.”

 CCC and Ixxus work with customers to explore new possibilities for data and content needed to undertake a digital transformation. We create solutions using state-of-the-art technologies and employ agile methodologies enabling us to design to customer needs. CCC and Ixxus can help clients maximize the value of their digital assets, optimize internal workflows, and manage the production and consumption of big data. Additional services include the integration of information assets across the enterprise, semantic search across those assets, continuous improvement of data quality, and end-to-end publishing solutions. To learn more about Ixxus, visit www.ixxus.com.

 

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617-986-5021

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978-646-2502

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Copyright Clearance Center Welcomes Samantha Burridge to its Board of Directors http://www.copyright.com/copyright-clearance-center-welcomes-samantha-burridge-board-directors/ http://www.copyright.com/copyright-clearance-center-welcomes-samantha-burridge-board-directors/#respond Tue, 04 Apr 2017 19:36:50 +0000 http://www.copyright.com/?p=12435 April 4, 2017 – Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), a global leader in content management, copyright licensing, discovery and document delivery solutions, today… Read more

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April 4, 2017 – Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), a global leader in content management, copyright licensing, discovery and document delivery solutions, today announced the appointment of Samantha Burridge to the company’s board of directors.

Burridge brings more than 20 years of broad publishing and open access experience to the CCC board. She established Nature’s Open Research Group and under her leadership it became the most rapidly growing open access business in the world. The group includes Nature Communications, still the highest impact journal in this space, and Scientific Reports, one of the largest open access journals to date. Post the merger of Springer and Macmillan Science and Education, she served on the Executive Committee of Springer Nature and was Managing Director of Open Research, leading the combined open access businesses to form the largest open access publisher in the world.

“The publishing industry is undergoing a digital transformation as it works to meet the modern content needs of today’s consumer. In a number of different roles, Samantha has successfully championed new content strategies that enhance customer experience and drive growth, experience that will be of tremendous benefit to CCC’s broad customer base,” said Tracey Armstrong, president and CEO, CCC. “Samantha’s depth of experience from the publisher perspective enhances our already exemplary board and will be of enormous value as CCC finds new ways to make it easy for people to get, use and share content on a global basis.”

Prior to her time at Springer Nature, Burridge was on the Macmillan Science and Education board and a key player in the transformation of the business. She held several senior roles within the Macmillan group, leading many global functions through significant changeacross publishing, sales and business development. She was also the Managing Director of Palgrave Macmillan, a humanities and social science publisher in the research and trade space where she developed some of the first online resources for the humanities and oversaw the publication of well over 10,000 titles. She has also served as a member of the Publisher’s Association academic board.

“I’m very pleased to join CCC’s board of directors at such an exciting time of growth and development for the company,” said Burridge. “The industry is at a crossroads and CCC is at the heart of how content strategies will be created and deployed in the coming years. I look forward to working with Tracey and her collaborative and passionate board to continue to find new ways that CCC can help our customers meet today’s content demands.”

 

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978-646-2668

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New Report on Digital Transformation in Publishing Reveals Sluggish Progress: Only 25 Percent of Publishers See Themselves as Ahead of Industry Peers http://www.copyright.com/new-report-digital-transformation-publishing-reveals-sluggish-progress-25-percent-publishers-see-ahead-industry-peers/ http://www.copyright.com/new-report-digital-transformation-publishing-reveals-sluggish-progress-25-percent-publishers-see-ahead-industry-peers/#respond Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:00:09 +0000 http://www.copyright.com/?p=12267 March 14, 2017 – London, UK. – An in-depth study analyzing digital transformation in the publishing industry and released today… Read more

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March 14, 2017 – London, UK. – An in-depth study analyzing digital transformation in the publishing industry and released today found that 25 percent of publishers see themselves as “lagging” versus the rest of the industry in their current transformation efforts, while only 25 percent feel they are “leading.” The study, which included 25 leading U.S. and U.K. publishers in education; scientific, technical and medical (STM); and trade, was commissioned by software professional services firm and leading provider of publishing solutions Ixxus, along with its parent organization Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), creator of content management, discovery and document delivery solutions. Research for the study was conducted by Imbue Partners, LLC. The full report is now available for download.

Overall, the study found that digital transformation in publishing is being driven by consumer demand (41 percent) and the desire for new revenue streams (26 percent) and new products (22 percent). Fifty percent of publishers interviewed are looking for ways to replace declining revenues from print
and advertising, with 41 percent looking to new product options. Publishers unanimously agree that digitization is critical to business growth but are experiencing confusion and frustration at the complexity of the journey.

“Publishing is a legacy industry that is suddenly facing an overwhelming demand for change that will uproot not only its products, but its people, processes and business models. This research gives us a deeper understanding of the challenges – real and perceived – publishers face as they seek to transform,” said Tracey Armstrong, CEO, CCC. “The good news is that the desire for change is permeating publishing from the top down. We expect increases in investments and shifts in organizational culture to drive digital transformation forward.”

Publishing executives were asked to score their current capabilities and planned future investments in five main elements of digital transformation: content storage, metadata, content agility, discoverability and collaboration. Key findings include:

  • Metadata is a top priority: Metadata ranked as the highest priority for publishers across all verticals (4.6 out of 5), but also represented the largest gap in current organizational ability (2 out of 5). Determined to overcome key challenges and make strategic investments to accelerate their progress, 90 percent of all publishers are planning to invest in metadata over the next three years.
  • Discoverability is a close second: Publishers ranked discoverability as the second most important transformation element (4.5 out of 5) and felt that current abilities were the highest in this category (2.5 out of 5). Roughly 30 percent of publishers reported recent efforts in platform, widget and partner services, with an additional 30 percent actively reviewing new tools to help end users discover content.
  • Content agility is most meaningful to education publishers: Content agility ranked as the third most important element of digital transformation, with a variance across verticals. Education publishers put a higher emphasis on this element as it is a key enabler to personalized learning, targeted content and predictive analytics.
  • Publishers overestimate their abilities when it comes to content storage: Content storage was ranked second to lowest on “importance to the business” as many publishers feel they have already made significant investments in this area. However, most publishers have not solved their content problems and the lack of standardization regarding how and where content is stored complicates external workflow and ease of doing business.
  • Organizational culture blocks collaboration: Publishers used the terms “fragmented,” “inconsistent” and “limited” to describe current automated collaboration abilities and consider email and Excel spreadsheets sufficient tools for content sharing. All agree that collaboration is held back without top-down change leadership and insistence on requisite processes and technology.

In the face of perceived challenges to digital transformation, such as inconsistent standards, updating archives, leading cultural change, requiring new skillsets and evolving technologies, publishers are determined to embrace digitization. In addition to technology tools, publishers plan to hire and/or train employees with more relevant skills to help achieve transformation goals. Full research results are available at https://www.ixxus.com/whitepapers/digital-transformation-journey-publishing-2017/.

CCC and Ixxus support publishers with the tools, technology and transformative new possibilities for content needed to undertake a digital transformation. Additionally, CCC and Ixxus can help publishers maximize the value of their digital assets, optimize internal workflows and manage the production and consumption of big data analytics. Additional services include end-to-end publishing solutions, the integration of information assets across the enterprise, enterprise search and semantic expertise, and continuous improvement of data quality. To learn more about CCC and Ixxus, visit www.coypright.com and www.ixxus.com.

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978-646-2668

ABOUT IXXUS

Ixxus is a leading global provider of publishing solutions that reinvent the way organizations produce content to drive growth. With roots in publishing, Ixxus delivers award-winning solutions that accelerate the digital transformation journey. The company’s unique expertise in storage, search, content modeling, editorial and distribution is applicable to any enterprise focused on maximizing the value of their data. Ixxus is a subsidiary of Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), a global leader in content management, discovery and delivery solutions.

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Three More STM Publishers Select Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink® Platform to Handle Article Publishing Charges for Open Access Articles http://www.copyright.com/three-stm-publishers-select-copyright-clearance-centers-rightslink-platform-handle-article-publishing-charges-open-access-articles/ Tue, 07 Mar 2017 17:04:23 +0000 http://www.copyright.com/?p=11751 Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), which creates global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work, announces… Read more

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Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), which creates global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work, announces that the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Bone & Joint Publishing, and  IWA Publishing have chosen to manage Article Publishing Charges (APCs) for their Open Access publications using CCC’s RightsLink® platform.

RightsLink streamlines the entire author fee transaction for Open Access charges, giving publishers an author-centric workflow powered by a unique pricing, discount and business rules engine.

AIAA is the premier provider of information on aerospace technology, engineering, and science.  Its titles document the most important developments and the latest research in air and space history.  Its publications make possible the exchange of technical knowledge and information among aerospace professionals.

Bone & Joint Publishing is the publishing imprint of The British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery, a not-for-profit charity formed in 1953 to advance and improve education in orthopedic surgery and allied branches of surgery.  The Society owns and publishes The Bone & Joint Journal, Bone & Joint Research and Bone & Joint 360.  The Society also publishes EFFORT Open Reviews and the Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics.

As a leading international publisher of water, wastewater and environmental publications, IWA Publishing offers a high-quality, cost-effective service with information delivery in both print and digital format, providing researchers and professionals with up-to-date and authoritative resources.  IWA Publishing publishes 13 impact-factor journals within the field including Water Science and Technology and Hydrology Research.

“RightsLink helps large, mid-size, and small publishers simplify the complexity in open access publishing for authors, their institutions, and their funders,” said Jennifer Goodrich, Director of Product Management, CCC.  “We believe that publishers can use RightsLink to grow and prosper in today’s author-centric publishing environment, which provides a best-in-class experience for authors throughout the article production process.”

As part of its commitment to education, CCC regularly updates its Open Access Resource Center in collaboration with the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP).  The Center is a curated set of links to the latest Open Access news, reports, industry whitepapers, webinars and websites.

Visit CCC and Ixxus at Stand 7C16 at the 2017 London Book Fair. For more information, go to http://www.copyright.com/london/.

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Copyright Clearance Center and Ixxus Announce Sponsorship and Participation in Events at London Book Fair http://www.copyright.com/copyright-clearance-center-ixxus-announce-sponsorship-participation-events-london-book-fair/ Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:18:06 +0000 http://www.copyright.com/?p=11708 Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), which creates global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work, and… Read more

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Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), which creates global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work, and Ixxus, a software professional services firm and leading provider of publishing solutions that reinvent the way organizations work with content, have announced their sponsorship and participation in the following events at the 2017 London Book Fair Olympia Conference Center, 13-16 March.

Monday, 13 March, 12:15 – 12:30
The Quantum Conference: Consumer Insights and So Much More

Raiders of the Lost Content – Carl Robinson, Principal Consultant, Ixxus “Reuse is ever the watch-word when it comes to maximizing the value of your content. But how can you reuse content when not only do you not know where to find it, but also you don’t know what it is you’re looking for or whether it existed in the first place? Trying to get to grips with content reuse can be a snake pit, but luckily intrepid adventurer Carl Robinson from Ixxus is here to lead the way. He will explore how to raid lost content to uncover hidden treasures, whip your backlist into shape and avoid the temple of doom. Fedoras optional.”

Monday, 13 March, 12:45
Introduction to Rights Conference
“Aimed at those new to the rights business, it offers the skills and knowledge needed to make the most of every rights opportunity, a vital set of assets in this ever-changing publishing and content creation environment.”

Monday, 13 March, 18:30 – 21:30
Byte the Book Networking Event (The Library, St. Martin’s Lane)
“How can you maximize revenue from your content?”

Tuesday, 14 March, 14:30 – 15:30
Checking-In on the Road to Digital Transformation
“By 2020, Gartner estimates 75% of businesses will be digital or have digital business transformations underway. However, only 30% of those efforts will be successful. Heading down the road to digital transformation can feel like travelling without a guide or a map. For a fix on the publishing industry’s latest digital transformation location, hear a panel of analysts and executives review the findings of a groundbreaking survey of leading publishers in the UK and around the world. How far have we come? Is this a race? Who’s ahead? Will the journey ever end?”

Tuesday, 14 March, Time TBD
What Works? Education Conference

Going Digital – How Publishers Embrace Technology to Ensure Survival – Carl Robinson, Principal Consultant, Ixxus

Wednesday, 15 March, 12:40 – 13:30
Research and Scholarly Forum

The Rise of the Researchers – New Directions in Scholarly Publishing with Tracey Armstrong, CEO and President, CCC
“Armstrong leads a panel discussion exploring how researchers are leading innovation in scientific publishing and finding new roles far from the laboratory bench.” Participants include Vivian Chan, Founder and CEO, Sparrho; Frederick Fenter, Ph.D., Executive Editor, Frontiers; and John Inglis, M.D., Co-founder, bioRxiv, and Executive Director and Publisher, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.

Wednesday, 15 March, 16:00 – 17:00
The Winning Move for Open Access
“In the dynamic Open Access (OA) publishing environment, nothing stands for long. The Gold Road model that allows researchers to pay Article Processing Charges (APCs) may have become the preferred route of many funders and institutions, but as OA continues to gather momentum, tracking and reporting compliance have proven challenging. The push is on not only to reduce costs but also to move toward automation and scalability. Learn how integrated workflows based on standards and best practices can help to build an open, sustainable infrastructure. Through innovative approaches that create a seamless workflow, publishers, funders and institutions will make a market together.”

Thursday, 16 March, 11:30 – 12:30
Authentication and the Holy Grail
“Access to content – on any device, at any location – is a critical and growing need in today’s information age. Publishers recognize that users expect simple, reliable and rapid access to content, as well as the highest possible level of data privacy. Yet publishers also need to know who has authorized access to the content they provide to protect it from misuse. Finding the right balance for these frequently conflicting information demands is a smoldering problem across the industry. The solution may include both technology and increased collaboration. Towards that end, the Universal Resource Access initiative is conducting pilot projects to develop solutions to provide access and security. The panel will share insights on the challenges faced as well as hopes for finding the holy grail of ‘single sign-on’: reliable and unified authentication and access control for any authorized user across any device. Participants include Andy Halliday, Identify Product Owner, Springer Nature; Helen Malone, Director, Information Resources, GlaxoSmithKline; and Eefke Smit, Director of Standards and Technology, International Association of STM Publishers.”

Copyright Clearance Center acquired London-based Ixxus in May 2016. With offices in the UK, US, Spain and Romania, Ixxus is now a wholly owned subsidiary of CCC. Visit CCC and Ixxus at Stand 7C16 at the 2017 London Book Fair. For more information, go to http://www.copyright.com/london/.

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Copyright Clearance Center Announces Enhancements to RightFind® XML for Mining http://www.copyright.com/copyright-clearance-center-announces-enhancements-rightfind-xml-mining-2/ Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:20:20 +0000 http://www.copyright.com/?p=11608 Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), creating global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work, announces enhancements… Read more

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Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), creating global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work, announces enhancements to its cloud-based RightFind® XML for Mining software solution, which empowers organizations using text mining to glean important insights from vast amounts of scientific, technical, and medical (STM) content. RightFind XML for Mining allows customers to make discoveries and connections available only in full text by providing XML-formatted subscribed content and enabling discovery and purchase of articles that fall outside company subscriptions, offering the most complete article collection for text mining.

This release includes several major product enhancements, that:

– Deliver powerful new search functionality – Control precision and recall by specifying whether query terms should be expanded with synonyms, and requiring exact phrases or alphanumeric strings. Also, support has been enhanced for Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), making these queries easier and shorter for users.

– Enable access to new content – Access MEDLINE citation records where abstract or full-text content is missing by specifying whether to include these records in project results.

– Show comprehensive usage data – View XML usage by journal title and subscription status, and download a usage report for the entire organization.

– Provide new metadata reports – Review titles, journals, authors, publication dates, and other metadata for articles in specific projects.

“Life sciences companies are relying on text mining to drive their research and development efforts now more than ever,” said Lauren Tulloch, Senior Director, Corporate Products and Services, CCC. “We continue to work closely with customers worldwide to solve the content quality and licensing challenges that impede these workflows to accelerate scientific research.”

XML for Mining is built on CCC’s RightFind® platform, which helps customers access, share and manage content anytime, anywhere, while respecting copyright. Colleagues can use a single platform to connect instantly to full-text articles from subscriptions, Open Access channels, local holdings, and document delivery.

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ACS Publications to Join Copyright Clearance Center’s RightFind® XML for Mining Solution http://www.copyright.com/acs-publications-join-copyright-clearance-centers-rightfind-xml-mining-solution/ Thu, 09 Feb 2017 15:45:15 +0000 http://www.copyright.com/?p=11582 Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), which creates global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work, announces… Read more

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Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), which creates global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work, announces that the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society, is participating in RightFind® XML for Mining, CCC’s cloud-based solution for obtaining content and rights for commercial text mining.

XML for Mining empowers organizations using text mining to glean important insights from vast amounts of Scientific, Technical, and Medical (STM) content, enabling publishers to offer life science companies controlled access to full-text articles in native XML format for import into their preferred text mining software.

With XML for Mining, customers make discoveries and connections available only in full text by providing XML-formatted subscribed content and enabling discovery and purchase of articles that fall outside company subscriptions, offering the most complete article collection for text mining.

“ACS publishes some of the highest quality and highest impact research in the world,” said Lauren Tulloch, Senior Director, Corporate Products and Services, CCC. “ACS’s premium chemistry research was one of the top requests from our life science customers and significantly enhances the value of the solution for a wide range of research-and-development organizations.”

“Given recent advances in text and data mining technologies, ACS is proud to partner with CCC on its XML for Mining service, expanding the accessibility and utility of ACS research articles,” said Jonathan Morgan, Director of Digital Strategy, ACS Publications. “Each year, readers access ACS articles nearly 100 million times, ensuring a high degree of visibility and recognition for authors that publish in titles including Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS), Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, and Organic Letters. This relationship will provide even greater visibility for the leading research published in these 50 peer-reviewed journals.”

XML for Mining is built on CCC’s RightFind® platform, which helps customers access, share and manage content anytime, anywhere, while respecting copyright. Colleagues can use a single platform to connect instantly to full-text articles from subscriptions, Open Access channels, local holdings, and document delivery.

Using RightFind XML for Mining, commercial life science users identify and download collections of full-text XML articles from thousands of peer-reviewed journals produced by 50 STM publishers. All content in RightFind XML for Mining is pre-authorized for use in commercial text mining projects for internal purposes.

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